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Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 42 mins
A wonderful collection of story songs, including the famous saga of the kindly giant Abiyoyo. Parents and kids can follow along with the complete text in the enclosed booklet. "An essential collection." —Record Roundup
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 42 mins
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Adventures in Rhythm
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 25 mins
An engaging progression of simple to complex rhythmic concepts with Rhythm Workshop participants. Appropriate for children with learning difficulties. Includes Caney Mi Macaro, I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, Hambone, and more. For more information on Ella Jenkins, please visit www.ellajenkins.com.
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 25 mins
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African-American Folk Rhythms
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 38 mins
Ella Jenkins and the Goodwill Spiritual Choir collaborate in this lively presentation of African- American music for adults and older children. The choral arrangements of spirituals, work songs, children's rhymes, and other forms present a cross-section of African-American experience and music in a variety of sty...
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 38 mins
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Alerta Sings and Songs for the Playground/ Canciones Para el Recreo
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produced by Suni Paz, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
Suni Paz has devoted her career to opening children’s minds to new languages and new sounds through music. This release includes two of her acclaimed Folkways children’s recordings. ALERTA Sings presents easy-to-learn songs from Latin America and the Caribbean. Canciones para el recreo presents fun songs fro...
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produced by Suni Paz, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
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American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 3 mins
This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and others, including Smiley Hobbs. A banjo classic that runs 60 minutes in length. "...[A]s unspoiled as the day they were recorded..." — Rolling Sto...
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 3 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009)

Pete Seeger's life, music, and legacy encapsulate nearly a century of American history and culture. He has immersed himself in folk music and used it, like Johnny Appleseed, to "plant the seeds of a better tomorrow in the homes across our land." The songs in this collection of 139 American Favorite Ballads narra...

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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009)
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American Folk, Game and Activity Songs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
Kick off your shoes, tap your feet, and clap your hands along with Pete Seeger, whose contagious performances have introduced generations of children to the richness of traditional American music. Accompanied by his banjo, Pete Seeger presents 22 songs for young children that the whole family will enjoy. Extensi...
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
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And One and Two
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 29 mins
Simple songs and rhythm exercises for young children, including I'm Going to School Today, Rhythms Around the Chair, and Dredle, Dredle, Dredle.
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 29 mins
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The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1-4
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 4 hours 53 mins
This is the finest Woody Guthrie Collection ever assembled. These 105 songs, including many of his best-known compositions and some of his most unusual, were all recorded in the 1940's by Moses Asch, the founder of Folkways Records. Carefully selected, exquisitely remastered, and painstakingly annotated in over...
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 4 hours 53 mins
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The Bahamas: Islands of Song
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produced by Pete Reiniger, fl. 1956 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour
This compilation of music from the Bahamas includes goombay rake-and-scrape dance bands (goombay refers to both the skin drum and the ensemble as a whole), spirituals, and fingerpicking guitar music. All the performers on this recording participated in the 1994 Festival of American Folklife, an annual event p...
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produced by Pete Reiniger, fl. 1956 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour
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